The Fugitive (1963–1967)
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Dossier on a Diplomat 

A diplomat's slip lands Kimble in the only place he can't be re-captured: a Washington, D.C. embassy. Dr. Kimble ministers to the ambassador from a newly democratized African nation, when ... See full summary »

Director:

Gerald Mayer

Writers:

Jerome T. Gollard (teleplay) (as J.T. Gollard), Jeri Emmett (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
David Janssen ... Dr. Richard Kimble / Charlie Farrell
Ivan Dixon ... Ambassador Unawa
Diana Sands ... Davala Unawa
Diana Hyland ... Alison Priestley
Lloyd Gough ... Frank Hobart
Barry Morse ... Lt. Philip Gerard
Marlowe Jensen Marlowe Jensen ... Second detective
Vince Howard Vince Howard ... Policeman
K.L. Smith K.L. Smith ... Cabbie
Don Kennedy Don Kennedy ... Mover
William Hudson ... Detective
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A diplomat's slip lands Kimble in the only place he can't be re-captured: a Washington, D.C. embassy. Dr. Kimble ministers to the ambassador from a newly democratized African nation, when the emissary is almost flattened by a D.C. cab. Everything looks cozy for the fugitive, who's in town to court an appeal specialist - especially bunking down the hall from the legation's man-eater secretary. Written by David Stevens

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 1967 (USA) See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Diana Sands appears here three years before the movie The Landlord. See more »

Quotes

Alison Priestley: First of all I take the fastest shorthand this side of the Chesapeake; do my nails on my own time; and I'm not shopping for a husband.
Dr. Richard Kimble: [Makes a wry face]
Alison Priestley: You tell me something.
Dr. Richard Kimble: [looks questioningly at her]
Alison Priestley: Which of the above statements is false?
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26 October 2006 | by ynot-16See all my reviews

This is a very clever episode. The plot is such a delight that we will purposely be vague about it. Ivan Dixon plays an ambassador from an unnamed African nation, and puts on a stellar performance. Kimble has a mission that takes him to Washington DC, where he ends up meeting Ambassador Unawa.

For reasons of his own, the ambassador takes Kimble under his wing. For a while things look bright but, unfortunately, a situation that appears secure for Kimble suddenly becomes very insecure when information about his identity becomes known to the wrong person.

Lieutenant Gerard becomes involved, and things look bleak for Kimble.


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